nonassociated

adjective
non·​as·​so·​ci·​at·​ed | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce nonassociated (audio) , -sē- \

Definition of nonassociated

: not associated with someone or something else : unassociated especially, of natural gas : not found in the same reservoir with petroleum deposits When wells are drilled along this coast, they commonly encounter "nonassociated" gas—natural gas not associated with oil—under very high pressure. — Barry Commoner

First Known Use of nonassociated

1695, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonassociated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonassociated. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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